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De La Vina Fire Blamed on Pot Processors

Friday Morning Blaze Linked to Marijuana Oil Production


Santa Barbara police investigators arrested two tenants for setting the blaze that consumed 1023 De la Vina Street on Friday morning. Police say the two were operating a home marijuana-to-marijuana oil conversion plant, and authorities reported that they uncovered 30 to 40 cans of butane — which are used in the conversion process — throughout the residence. Once distilled, pot oil can be used in the production of marijuana edibles.

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